Record Details

NHER Number:38038
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval horse harness pendant

Summary

Metal detecting in the 1990s recovered a 12th century gilded horse harness pendant from an area thought to be somewhere within the civil parishes of Alderford, Attlebridge or Swannington.

Images - none

Location

Parish:ALDERFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
ATTLEBRIDGE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
SWANNINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1990s. Metal detecting. In Alderford, Attlebridge, Swannington area. No other findspot details.
Medieval horse harness pendant, gilded, early (round shouldered) shield-shaped, engraved rocker-arm decoration in the form of an escarbuncle. Probably 12th century.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 12 February 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I&RS. Finds Polaroid. Polaroid.

Related records - none

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